Photographer Vernon Deck's Learning by Doing series continues with him and a couple of Arlberg locals snuffling out powder stashes despite an overarching theme of bad snow conditions this winter.

It's been a pretty bad season so far in terms of powder riding. Too warm and no fresh snow. Local shredder Holzi finds the goods though and we enjoy a day of peace and quiet away from the crowds, good snow and some well-earned turns.